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Statue(s) (1) - Wood - Mumuye - Nigeria

Lot reference 25681833
Statue(s) (1) - Wood - Mumuye - Nigeria

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Early 20th century - Good condition, used with some signs of wear

Total nr of items: 1
Object: Statue(s) (More lots)
Ethnic group/ culture: Mumuye
Region/ country: Nigeria
Material: Wood
Period: Early 20th century
Condition: Good condition, used with some signs of wear
Sold with stand: Yes
Dimensions: 62×15×15 cm

MUMUYE Culture, Nigeria
Sculpture of prestige, approximately dated back to 1920, including a custom-made stand.
Mumuye sculpture represented in a standing position, with the arms along the body, reaching the short legs. The trunk is cylindrical and elongated. The head is mostly covered by the hairdo. Brown and honey coloured patina.
Over the years, the feet were progressively damaged and then cut off.
Purchased at the “Diamonds Auction”, “Africa, Asia and Oceania” section, auction of the 18th of February 2016.
The sculpture measures 55 cm, 62 cm including the stand.

Fr Aureliofilangi  

Catawiki member since March 12, 2016, received 1 review in total (0 in last 12 months)


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